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. >> if somebody murders americans and they murder americans in america, they ought to be prosecuted in america and hopefully convicted in america. >> republicans say a civilian trial will also give the alleged terrorists the public platform they want. >>> brand new details on the alleg allege ft. hood shotter. he's saying he did not pressure to hurt americans. the cleric could tell he was becoming uncomfortable in the u.s. military. the cleric told the "post" reporter hasan's killing spree is allowed under islam because it a form of jihad, and because the united states started the battle in muslim countries. has sn accused of shooting and killing 13 people at ft. hood. s he is still in the hospital. >>> and president obama is in china. china financed massive sums of u.s. debt. part of the president's talks may include assurances those investments are safe. the president held a town hall meeting with college students in shanghai where he push for greater freedoming in china. >> we do not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation, but we also don't believe that the principles t
on the importance of philanthropy. later, america's future and the place in the world. at 8:00, the first of three nights of the c-span's original documentaries on the iconic homes of the three branches of the government, starting with the supreme court. >> tomorrow, dawn kpeck ofi an update on the commercial and real-estate markets. then, author of the walmart effect with charles fishman. after that,sidney hart. "washington journal", live on friday, 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. friday, parliament opens its chambers as the youth parliament debates in the house of commons. also, jayson blair on why he fabricated and plagiarized news stories. also, have world the threat's been over height? sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia panel. facebook founder chris hughes on how social networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving weekend on c- span, american icons, three nights of original documentaries on the icon mccombs of the three branches of the american government, beginning tonight at 8:00 p.m. ea
as a public service by america's cable companies. coming up this thanksgiving day, director steven spielberg received the liberty medal at the national constitution center. then, remarks from the former undersecretary of defense, paul wolfowitz on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. after that, political strategists assess the new obama administration as he nears his first year in office. friday, for the first time in british history, parliament opens its chambers to non-mp's as they debate in the house of commons. former new york times reporter at what has to his plagiarism. a look back to the cuban missile crisis, as well. also, have world threats been over-the post cold war world. sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia powell on how the political process has been affected by the internet. the facebook founder will talk about how networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving week and on c- span, american icons, three nights of cspan original documentaries on the iconic homes o
general motors and chrysler? governments don't own big companies in america. what ruptured? what ruptured is the concern that there is way too much in spending and to be fair, it's not the president's fault. but when you say -- and the combined the billions of dollars, there is one huge massive spending and as a stimulus package. . >> what happens is the republican party has a lot of troubles. we put on the brakes and send a missile. that was to park. -- that was too far. many private people said there will be a bill and we're better off negotiating in good faith because there is going to be a bill. what is going to happen is this possibility, which is the a.m .a is there because they thought they would get a deal. if it does not get fixed, i do not know where they will be. hospitals are there because they said they would have 9066%6% coverage. >> why do you think the industry support did not translate into republicans support? >> we're down to 170 boats. at 177 votes, the sport gentleman in new orleans. ok, we could lose that seat. at 177 seats, there are not a lot of seats you can lose.
night at 8:00 eastern, the supreme court, home to america's highest court, reveals the building in ex quiz it detail through the eyes of supreme court justices. friday at 8:00 p.m. eastern -- our visit shows the grand public places as well as those rarely-seen spaces. and saturday at 8:00 p.m. eastern, the capitol. the history, art and architecture of one of america's most symbolic structures. american icons, three memorable nights, thursday, friday and saturday at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. get your own copy of american icons. a d.v.d. set. order online at >> regulating the internet. one of the topics monday with meredith atwell baker, the newest f.c.c. commissioner. the communicates on c-span 2. >> president barack obama hosted his first state dinner last night. the event honoring the india's prime minister was set in a tent on the east lawn. he hosted indian prime minister manmohan singh. here's a look. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama, accompanied by his ex lensy, the prime minister of the mrs. kahr. [hail to t
. at the president has said, america does not accept the legitimacy of continued israeli settlements. we recognize that the palestinians and other arabs are concerned because israel's moratorium permits the completion of buildings already started, and limits the moratorium to the west bank. they are concerns we share. as to jerusalem, the u.s. policy remains unaffected and unchanged. as has been stated by every previous administration which addressed this issue, the status of jerusalem and all other permanent status' issues must be resolved by the parties through negotiations. the united states also disagrees with some israeli actions in jerusalem affecting palestinians in the areas such as housing, including the continuing pattern of evictions and demolitions of palestinian homes. the u.s. has not accepted and it disagrees with any unilateral action by either party which could have the effect of pre- empting negotiations. as we and others have said many times, the way to move forward is to enter negotiations without preconditions and reach agreements on the two-state solution. a jewish state of i
. >>> on veterans day we salute all troops serving our country and thank america's veterans for that service. >>> some people are asking should women in the military be allowed to go into direct combat? you recall the civilian police officer sergeant kimberly munley, an outstanding officer, the one who rose to the occasion and confronted and shot the ft. hood gunman. she's appearing on "oprah" today. a recent article says the best way to honor her heroism is to drop the ban on women in combat. the article points out there are 10,000 female personnel in iraq. 4,000 in afghanistan. they are driving trucks. treating the wounded. shooting when attacked. more than 100 gave their lives in iraq and another 15 died in afghanistan. the article says the no combat policy pretends women can't take such risks without harming overall military performance. earlier we asked people on one of our cnn tours today their thoughts on this. >> i think the policy is right. women are in many situations that are not physically capable of combat military task. i think women should be allowed. those women with the capa
players out across america in these schools and addressing the questions of manhood, and how do you be in essence a manned-up man, but also a compassionate caring person that does not take up the gun. all of our young people admire you, and i wanted to pay tribute for jim brown and thank him. i am going to ask a very quick question to mr. goodell. would you work with us to implement a program that i would like to start with the d.o.j. and others on this question of violence among our young people? >> congresswoman, yes, we would. as i said earlier in the testimony, we believe we set the standard on the nfl level, that our players do on and off the field. i have spoken to mr. brown about the work he is doing, and i encourage it. and i would welcome the opportunity. >> the full disclosure, and this separates from the questioning, this would be different from what you traditionally do. mr. smith, would we be able to work with you on this issue? >> absolutely. i am always happy to work with the attorney general and with you as we have done in the past. we have challenged our players to
in america. our visit shows the grand public places as well as those rarely seen as basis. saturday, the capital. the history, art, and architecture of one of america's most symbolic structures. three memorable night spir ands. ts. the your own copy. order online at /store. >> now a discussion on the 2010 congressional elections and what lies ahead for the 2012 presidential race. we will hear from six panelists. this is one hour 15 minutes. >> i -- i like to give everyone an insight into what is going on here. i give credit to julia reed who deck of this quote for book she wrote which is an excellent book. she is quoting from 1877. "the city has been buried under taxes and fraud and mal administration. when i write about it as i intend to do soon, no one will believe i am telling the truth. it is better to live here in sackcloth and ashes than to own the entire state of ohio." [laughter] my apologies to ohio. he sums up the way -- we are not going anywhere. i will turn it over to the panel but i have to say a few words about charlie. charlie is a native of shreveport, lou
to chime in with one final question john mueller in the last panel claimed that america goes in search of monsters and over in place but perthe threats in a way that endangers american policy. we heard american policy makers talking about strategy. i do not think once we heard about domestic politics, into the discussion. i wonder if there is a link between those two in the sense -- john mueller did not go over this -- you have to go over domestic consensus. one thing that consumes america in the post-cold war is how to maintain the domestic consensus. it was central in the 1989 era when bush felt he had to keep nato ally to sustain that u.s. presence. the planning guidance at the end of bush, 41, there were talking about defense cuts but they strategy was to put a limit on those cuts so that would go down so low. after 9/11, how do you mobilize this country around the threat that this is a single attack? that may have been what it was. it is needed to mobilize the country to prevent these kind of things. is that the case? are you really discussing new strategy concessions? how will t
of iron chef america there. top chefs unioning there, we're talking about will face off against the white house chef. bam! >>> closing arguments have wrapped up in a bizarre murder trial. why the defendant's weight is a big factor in this case.  >>> right now on "showbiz tonight," sandra versus the porn star. tonight, america's sweetheart, sandra bullock, in a nasty, dramatic fight with a porn star who used to be married to her husband. over a 5-year-old child. >> what would give her the right to take away my daughter? you know, this is my daughter. i'm the best mother i can be. >> tonight, "showbiz tonight" with the explosive battle and the hot debate. sandra versus the porn star. who's right, who's wrong? >>> josh and fergie versus the stripper. tonight, the startling claims that josh duhamel cheated on fergie with a stripper. "showbiz tonight" reveals josh and fergie's dramatic new move today to shut up the stripper. >>> is mega-movie star nicolas cage broke? tonight, the shocking, almost unbelievable story of how cage may have lost his entire multimillion dollar fortune. >>> t
to do. how dare he come to america and violate our laws, run her over and let her suffer like she suffered and then she dies? they should do to him what he did to her. >> thank you for your call. we're sorry for your loss. it must be a difficult day 16 years later, as well. let's bring back to jose miguel who talked to the victim's brother. was there any sympathy for his sister in the conversation you had with him, jose. >> he actually did express sympathy after seeing her in that hospital bed. he said for a while he was very upset with his sister because of the way she was treating the family and, for him, it just kind of all hit him all at once whence he saw his sister laying in that hospital bed unconscious. that's when his heart, he said, was breaking pretty much. >> and was it the -- her leaving the marriage and coming here and living with a boyfriend in arizona, is that what sent the father over the edge, did you get that from the brother? >> that was the impression i was getting. i was trying to get to the point with the brother as to what could have possibly led this dad t
the voices of the underinsured and the uninsured, all the voices of america's doctors. here is what america's doctors think. 59% of u.s. physicians now support national health insurance. that is up from 49% in 2002. this is according to a study in the annals of internal medicine, 2008. since the lead author -- such as the lead author, many claim to speak for doctors. we ask doctors directly. we found that contrary to conventional wisdom, most doctors support the government creating national health insurance. why? according to the co-author, another pnhp member, "physicians failed are fragmented and for- profit insurance system is obstructing good patient care." as a practicing physician for 20 years, i see every day how the greed of the for-profit insurance and pharmaceutical industries have added a huge burden of financial anxiety and stress on the patient's at exactly the time when they are most vulnerable, when they are ill. just this week, a 62-year-old patient of mine told me that she and her husband lost their health insurance when their business of 45 years succumb to the economic cr
of the white house, america's most famous home and explore the history, art of the capitol, one of america's most symbolic structures. "american icons," it's $24.95 plus shipping and handling. order online. >> a look now at the upcoming environmental conference in copenhagen. the director previews negotiations. from today's "washington journal," this is about 25 minutes. host host thanks for joining us. thanks for joining us. the legislation looks like it is not going anywhere before the senate before copenhagen. how they do think that will be? guest: i think will give back to the legislative process in the spring. but the key of what happens in copenhagen was this that -- the president's decision last week to set a 17% below 2005 levels as the target. host:: ñ were other countries waiting to hear from the united states? guest: absolutely, turn it came out the day after. they had been clearly waiting. -- china came out the day after. they had been clearly waiting. host: what are the5 sticking points in the negotiation? guest: there are two things. what is the target that was set last week
that is missing from this debate besides the voices of the uninsured and underinsured are the voices of america's doctors. here is what america pause doctors think. 59% of u.s. physicians now support national health insurance, up from 49% in 2002 according to ase studying the annals of internal medicine april 2008. says the lead author and member dr. aaron carol, quote many claim to speak for physicians and reflect their views. bad we ask the doctors directly and found the contrary to conventional wisdom most dr. support the government creating national health insurance. why? according to the co-author, dr. ronald ackerman another member, quote more physicians feel our fragmented and for-profit insurance system is obstructing good patient care. as a practicing physician for 20 years, i see every day of the greed of the for-profit insurance and pharmaceutical industries have added a huge burden of financial anxiety and stress on to patients at exactly the time when they are most vulnerable, when they are ill. just this week a 62-year-old patient of mine told me that she and her husband lost thei
in america. from the bipartisan policy center. topics include next year's midterm elections and a mid look ahead to 2012. what is fair in politics, the role of the media, and assessing the obama presidency. also, tuesday night, the first state dinner as president obama welcomes indian prime minister singh. american icons, beginning with the supreme court, wednesday night. >> again, standing by for the arrival of the indian prime minister, manmohan singh, speaking with business leaders at the u.s. chamber of commerce. he will be introduced by the group's president and ceo, thomas donahue. live coverage on c-span. >> ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats as soon as possible. thank you. please take your seats as soon as possible. thank you. >> it is and gentlemen, welcome to the chamber of commerce of the united states of america. my name is ron summers of the u.s.-india business council. for 34 years we have strived to advance u.s.-india commercial ties. today, what a historic event we have before us. more than ever, the business communities of both our countries are needed to provide
are acting on the guiding principles of islam and america. i think it is our leaders who must rise up to face down the ideology that is aimed to show division in our society. i think it'll be critical to ensure that information was shared and evaluate it properly. i think it will be important to preserve the necessary tools to law enforcement in the intelligence committee that will allow them to uncover data points related to extremist terrorism. i think the two provisions will include the roving wiretap provision and business record authority -- should be renewed. it may prevented the effective use of these techniques by law enforcement the de i think congress -- enforcement. i think congress should fully support and implement it. the demonstration should look at existing laws to determine whether more aggressive use would be appropriate against those providing a logical support to loan will terrorists in violent extremists. >> is easily. if you can come to a -- excuse me. if you can please come to a close. the number of committee members here. we want to get into the questions. but let me c
with barbara walters that was revealed this morning. on "good morning america." and palin's new book called "going rogue" is now going off on almost everyone that's crossed her lately. >> he doesn't have anything on me. >> reporter: "showbiz tonight" can tell you, palin-a-palooza is in full swing. in today's interview with walters, palin takes on two people who have made second careers out of making fun of her, tina fey and david letterman. >> first off i want to say how excited i am to be in front of both the liberal elite media as well as the liberal regular media. >> reporter: tina fey savaged sarah palin last year with a wicked impersonation of her on "saturday night live." in the new interview today, palin told barbara walters, she has a bit of a bone to pick with tina. >> i can see russia from my house. >> of course, i've never said that. and yet the line was blurred and i think people, because it was repeated so often, perhaps, believed that i had said such a thing. >> reporter: but palin did manage to say something nice about tina fey. >> i think she was funny, though, and i think s
and afghanistan veterans of america says more than 30,000 single mothers have served in those wars. >>> this is the "your views" question of the day. since last night you have been commenting on my facebook page about this. richelle carey, hln. we found a few comments for you. christine writes this -- elliott is calling from new york. elliott, no sympathy at all. you say she's being a coward. why so? >> caller: that's what she is. she knew what she was getting into. she took an oath. before you go to basic training, you take an oath that you will defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies foreign and domestic. this is a cop out on her part. she's a yellow belly coward and she just went in thinking she would be sent to japan or korea or germany. >> let me stop you quick. she said her mother -- she would have been comfortable serving if her mother was taking care of her child. that's what fell through. you're not buying that? >> no. that's an excuse. >> thank you for letting me stop threw to ask a question. i appreciate it. another caller. lori is calling from w
defending her record and getting feisty. here she is on good morning america talking about the personal attacks that have hit her and her family. >> no candidate was picked on and made fun of as much as you were. >> oh there's so much bull crap out there about my family, my record, my state. it hurts when i hear the negativity about the state of alaska and, of course, my family. so a lot of bull. >> a lot of bull, bull crap, sarah palin laying it out there. let's bring in my colleague joy behar of the joy behar show tonight at 9:00 eastern on hln. are you seeing a different side of sarah palin at all? are you softening to her in any way through all this in these interviews? >> you know, i love a bitter woman. she's a bitter woman. >> you're seeing bitterness, huh? >> she says it's not a vindictive book, but i don't think she's read the book. >> how much have you seen of it? you've seen the interviews? >> i've seen the two barbara walters interviews, of course, this morning from "good morning america," and i saw a lot of oprah's interview, not the whole thing, because i was busy, coming
america" where she told barbara walters that a run for president isn't on her radar but she didn't rule out making the race in 2012. she talked about tensions with senator mccain's campaign and problems with his staff. >> to many you are a possible presidential candidate. steve schmidt, mccain's campaign senior adviser has said publicly and i quote "she would not be a winning candidate and if she was the result would be catastrophic." >> sounds like steve schmidt. i guess i really, really disappointed him. everybody is sbilentitled to th opinion. i know truth. i'm fine with who i am and where i am. >> cnn has confirmed that mccain held a conference call with his former staffers and asked them not to trait pot shots with palen in public. >>> the shuttle "atlantis" astronaut are using their first full day in orbit to do inspections. they plan to check the shuttle's thermal shielding to see if it was damaged in yesterday's launch. nasa's officials say it doesn't appear that there is anything to worry about but they should get more conclusive answers about that. they will hook up with the i
branches of american government. the supreme court, home to america's highest court, reveals of the building in exquisite detail through the eyes of the supreme court justices. then oat 8:00 p.m. eastern, we should agree in public places as well as the really-seemed spaces. saturday, the capitol. three memorable nights, thursday, friday, and saturday at 8:00 p.m. eastern. get your own copy of the three- the upset. -- 3-dvd set. >> is is the brookings institution in washington, d.c. here for a discussion on the global food shortage. efforts taken to reduce hunger worldwide. we will hear from people who work for the u.n. world food program as well as from the world bank president robert zelig, expected to speak. the forum is expected to get under way now. this is alive. we showed you earlier the joint news conference with the indian prime minister. during that conference the president said is his intention to finish the job in afghanistan, but the afghan people ultimately must provide for their own security. reporting today, that the president will speak to that possibly next t
lives unless it is necessary to america's vital interests. >> mr. obama's trip will take him from japan to singapore, china and south korea over eight days. >>> the man accused of kidnapping an 11-year-old girl and holding her captive for 18 years has apologized. phillip garrido wrote to a california tv station saying he wanted to apologize to every human being for what has taken place. garrido and his wife are accused of holding jaycee dugard in a compound behind their california home. they pleaded not guilty. >>> and new this morning, the top lawyer at the white house has resigned in the first shake-up on the president's senior staff. democratic sources tell cnn that greg craig has or was pushed out because of a dispute over closing the prison at guantanamo bay, cuba. craig was the driving force behind the president's controversial promise to close gitmo by january of next year. the white house now says it cannot make the deadline because it does not know where to put 200 terrorism suspects held there. >>> now to an ohio mom that's accused of taking her kids shoplifting. police say su
-all seen today on "good morning america". >> tonight, why rihanna got back together with chris and then finally walked away. but was it wrong for her to speak out just as she's promoting a new album. >>> the stripper speaks. tonight, caught on camera, the stripper at the center of the josh duhamel/fergie controversy tells all. >> i really, really, really want everybody to know that this is the truth. >> tonight, the stripper's brand-new, explosive caught-on-camera claims that josh cheated on fergie with her and josh and fergie's powerful response. >>> the shocking carrie prejean sex tape. the fired former beauty queen who spoke out against gay marriage confronted with a sex tape during an explosive court showdown. >>> tv's most provocative entertainment news show starts right now. >>> hello, i'm a.j. hammer, broadcasting tonight and every night from new york city. >> hi, there, everyone, i'm brooke anderson, coming to you from hollywood. and tonight, rihanna's tearful tell-all. >> i want you to forget everything that you have been thinking about how rihanna has handled herself
later. listen back then when anne's mom spoke to abc's "good morning america." >> this monster stole my daughter's innocence. he took her life. he took her identity. he took -- he took our lives. our lives have radically changed as a result of what's happened to anne. >> you see the hurt, then, and obviously now as we saw video from just yesterday. joining me to talk about this, jane velez-mitchell, host of "issues" coming up at the top of the hour. jane, this one just shocked us. it was hard to come to grips with this one. and this really kicked off your war on women, didn't it? >> it did. >> as we wrestled with this story. tell me your feelings now as we have justice for anne pressly. >> well, this was the first case, mike, where we really announced on "issues" a war on women. because in so many cases, people would say, well, if if she hadn out drinking or well, if she hasn't been out hiking by herself. this was a young woman at home by herself in her home not doing anything. so it just disproves this whole theory that women have to watch themselves, that why should women modify their
that was a bad move. a confession seen this morning on "good morning america". >> i'll apologize to her for openly having relationships in the public eye and that was a huge mistake. because if she would have done that to me, it's almost like a stab in the back. >> reporter: just last week, hailey accused jon of being emotionally abusive. now, jon's owning up to that. and in his confessional shown this morning on "good morning america," jon says he and hailey are putting the brakes on their relationship until after his divorce. >> i don't want another failure in my relationship. from my past actions. i don't want to make the same mistakes i did with kate with hailey. >> reporter: entertainment journalist joe piazza tells "showbiz tonight" she's not exactly sure gosselin has given up his fame-seeking ways. >> i think by jon choosing to work with rabbi scheduhmuley, i not like he's ready to give up fame. he didn't go to the local synagogue or the priest down the street, he chose a celebrity rabbi. i buy the fact that jon is sorry. is he genuinely sorry for what he's done or is he sorry be
in america. he said from a laboratory bench in 1938, the discovery of fishing, to the end of the war in 1945, -- the discovery of fission, to the end of the war in 1945, that was a huge project, a process they had to go through. >> on the point that you both made of it becoming a military project and then wrapping up in terms of billions of dollars, billions of dollars in manpower, resources, money. was there any doubt from the point that it was conceived that they were building a weapon and a weapon that would be used? >> i do not think so. i think it was clear from the beginning. again, i want to emphasize, how much particular the scientists felt it was a race against nazi germany. someone said the notion of a third reich defended and power by atomic power for 1000 years was terrifying to everyone. >> james b. conant said to harvard students, "the worst possibility we face is not war, it is the complete victory of totalitarianism." i think it sums up the feeling of the scientists at that point that the risk to western civilization -- democracy, freedom, and everything we held dear -- was f
. good. you're showing independence. this is what america needs to see. that's a good interview. i'm thinking if you thought that was a good interview, i don't know what a bad interview was. i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> more bad blood between her and the mccain campaign officials. >> with answers like that, what is this? a book tour? to make money? to stay in the public eye? >> it's everything. she wants to get her message out. you write a book. get back in the spotlight, write a book. go on oprah and do a book tour. is there politics involved? does she want to run for the top spot next time around? we don't know. i tell you, a lot of people that run for president write books. >> that's actually true. that leads to my next question. i put on my facebook page you were going to be here. someone posed this question about sarah palin. we're on the hot seat. be ready about this. why do you keep giving her attention? she's not even in office anymore and is not doing anything but tooting her own horn. i think you kind of touched on that that the onus is on us that we give her att
at syracuse university. >> when the black name goes down, black america goes down, because black men, we are the heads of families. the truth is, if a man can't control his own destiny, it's difficult for him to protect and take care of other people. >> there's a lot to talk about here. black men in the age of president obama starts today during the 4:00 hour. >>> you pay tax every time you buy a plane ticket and might be surprised where some of that money might be gob, like airports you'll probably never be lucky enough to use. >>> jury selection begins today for the man accused of killing a popular tv personality in arkansas. curtis vance is charged with last year's rape and murder of little rock anchor woman anne presley found beaten in his bed and few days later she died from her imjuries. vance pleaded not guilty to all of the charges. >>> the coast guard says there's now no hope of survivors in that mid-air collision off the coast of southern california. the coast guard plane and marine helicopter collided over the pacific thursday night. the nine crew members from the two aircraft
wants everybody to know about the way she lives now and this is janine talking on "good morning, america". >> what would give her the right to take away my daughter? you know, this is my daughter. i'm the best mother i can be. i've absolutely made horrific choices in the past. i've had my share of drugs but then -- then there's a huge portion of my life, a ten-year span where there's nothing, i didn't need it. sandy doesn't know what goes on in my house. i'd love for her to. please, come over, you know, i'll make dinner, you know, let's sit down, two women. >> let me go to vicki ziegler on that first off that sounds well and good, vicki, but come on some points here and facts. she's been to jail. porn star, and she's married now to a shady character. how is a judge going to make the call on this one. >> you know what, mike, i would not want to be the judge in this case. the sensitive factors here are so important. at the end of the day it's really about who is a better parent obviously the best interests of the children however, this woman jani janine married a convicted felon, gun posse
't want to have in america. fame literally kills people. we don't want to talk about the tragedy of divorce and how to counsel couples through an acrimonious divorce to be mom and dad even if they can't be a husband and wife. that's what they need right now, they need counseling. >> are you going to counsel them, rabbi? have you offered your assistance? >> i believe jon -- i can speak for jon -- needs many positive influences in his life. i'm one voice in his head and i hope he surrounds him said with people who help him stay away from nightclubs and have positive influences so it reflects on your behavior. >> that is so important, that some good men surround a guy like jon gosselin so he can get back, not just a one-time thing. it's a constant walk to get back on track, i would think. >> there's an ancient teaching that says, go out and buy a good friend if you have to. so, jon, the influences that surround us are really very, very important. jon was really a decent guy over these past years. nobody had any problems with him when he was changing diapers of eight children and a s
the enormity of their sacrifice. here at ft. hood there are several titles. fantom corps. america's hammer. yet the one we are so proud of is the family first corps. as this was spawned from demonstrated focus and commitment to our families. that will continue. to all of our gunshot victims in local hospitals, one is in icu and 11 remain on the wards. all of them in stable condition. behavioral health professionals continue to assist us here at ft. hood. since the incident over 100 of them have all met at the ft. hood staff enhancing our capability to assess and assist across the command. critical incident stress management teams, unit ministry teams, health specialists, family life consultants, just to name a few are out there supporting us right now. collectively they have been able to make nearly 3,000 individual contacts so far. all of the wounded have received a critical incident stress debrief. >> that's a status update on the victims and how ft. hood and the personnel are coping and moving on. we hope to hear very soon from the criminal investigation division and a spokesman named christ
store that they tried to open in the mall of america. they were thinking of expanding into leather jackets and various other things. what you ahve is a have is a hue agency that has not spent as much time as it ought to on relating directly to the consumer. when they try some of the products, they have tried it in the context of we will do it ourselves, not bring in other people to help. the postal service has begun partnering with effects on priority mail. they are partnering with hallmark cards. i think they may have more success. if the postal service can develop partnerships, perhaps they can develop more innovative products. caller: in was calling about the postal service's two-tour initiative, where more employees are separated into two tours per day. that just gets people paid more that work at night when there is no delivery end when the mail does not move, especially on sundays. i was wondering how that is working across the country. it does not seem to be working well in her effoartford. guest: the new law requires performance measurements. if there are real problems in a
is not going to make america a safer place. they need to drop the charges altogether. >> that is a question. a preacher's daughter, no criminal history on the way to med school. can be facing 15 years. why couldn't something be worked out? take your calls, 1-877-tell-hln. >>> welcome back to "prime news." there is a trial coming up wednesday. heather ellis is on trial facing serious charges, assaulting police officers, resisting arrest, disturbing the peace from an incident that happened about three years ago where she changed lines at walmart and from there you have two different stories. we have been talking to her father, reverend nathaniel ellis and boyce watkins who organized a protest on behalf of heather because she could face 15 years. and eric richman, our attorney. 1-877-tell-hln is the number. reverend, i asked boyce this question. i'll ask you. are you confident that your daughter is going to get a fair trial here? >> certainly not. certainly the cards are stacked against her. you have a judge that already has on two occasions stated his verdict of guilty. and to execute her, to
literally took down the shooter at ft. hood, i mean, if women can defend ft. hood, can't they defend america? that's the question of the day. i mean, they can't -- the pro-hicks extends from preventing them from infantry, training as armor drivers, being assigned to medics in combat roles. is it time, given her heroism, to end this ban? what do you think about this? we'd love to hear your views. 16 have died in afghanistan. do you think the military should finally lift its ban on women in combat? toll free 1-877-tell-hln. you can e-mail at you can add a comment on my facebook page. search chuck roberts hln. dive into the discussion. we'll put the comments on. they're an in dispensable part of the show from noon to 5:00. >> talk straight with chuck on this. quite a discussion on this day, too, being veterans day. >> it's predicated on a slate article and the fact had kimberly munley, this cop, will be on oprah today. what a woman, huh? >> absolutely. >>> the man accused of killing 13 people at ft. hood is probably one of the most hated men in america right now. so why would an ar
that's getting to be a dangerous problem in america. >> okay, frank, thank you for your phone call. georgia is calling us from florida. georgia says that it should not be left up to the public. why is that, georgia. >> caller: i think it's up to the governments in this country to protect the interests of the minority. i think we live in such a heterogenous society it's no longer valid for letting people vote on issues, such as the jim crow laws. >> for people that don't know the case, that was the case about interracial marriage. >> caller: about interracial marriage exactly. if it were left up to the people living during the time of jim crow the american people would have absolutely decided that segregation was not only right but necessary and that there were inherent differences between people and we needed to segregate them for everyone's safety and for everyone's happiness. clearly that's discriminatory and i think we're in that same boat now, where we need the government to step in as an objective mediator and say, okay, we're not attacking your personal views, we're not attac
in again. and like most of america, we feel very safe, law enforcement does a good job of keeping us safe so every once in a while, though, there's a change and something's a little different. a lot different. >> let's get a call in, laura is with us in north carolina. hi, laura, your thoughts here? >> caller: hello, mike. i just wanted to comment on the beautiful service today for the military at ft. hood. we need to hug a soldier or a sailor or a somebody and say "thank you." it's a thankless yjob. i know they volunteer and supposed to know what they are getting into but they didn't ask for this, this is just terrible. >> well pullt, laura. i spoke of the children and there was a child-to-be involved in this. >> private franchesca velez, daughter of a father from colombia and pure toe rican mother -- when she was killed, she was pregnant with her first child and excited about becoming a mother. >> the lives lost, this is about people and a human tragedy here. we're going to take a quick break. as we go to break, more tributes to our national heroes. ♪ amazing grace ♪ how sweet the s
of today's victims. our family loves america. we are proud of our country and saddened by today's tragedy." >>> president obama says it's too early to jump to conclusions about what happened at ft. hood. in a few minutes we'll hear what else he had to say. we'll also have your views on the tragedy at ft. hood. we're also mandated to stay on top of other developments other than the ft. hood shootings. hln has that goal. let's move on to other stories of the day. >>> for the first time in 26 years the nation's unemployment rate soared into double digits. the labor department says the october jobless rate hit 10.2% highest since ape of 1983. the economy lost 190,000 jobs last month. the unemployment rate in september was 9.8%. >>> more on the orlando shooting. it's still an active scene for police, s.w.a.t. team members and ems technicians. they arrived it at the scene of a mass shooting. eight people have been shot according to various reports. we'll cover that story and bring you the latest. >>> plus, more about the tragedy at ft. hood. your views coming up. what you're saying about the ma
she wasn't happy about how america found out about her daughter's pregnancy and what she really thought of that uncomfortable katie couric interview. >> i was so annoyed and it was very unprofessional of me to wear that annoyance on my sleeve. >> tonight, we cannot wait to hear this lady's take on the oprah/sarah face-off, conservative anne ann coulter. what does she think about the carrie prejean sex tape scandal? and the explosive news today that a porn distributor is offering carrie millions of dollars for eight tapes they claim they have of her. and of course, is the author of the best-selling book, "guilty: liberal victims and their assault on america," which is now out in paperback. ann coulter joins me now. good to see you. you talk a lot about sarah palin in your book, "guilty." let's start off with sarah palin, her brand-new interview on oprah today. was it a good idea for oprah to be the first place that sarah went to talk about her book. let's remember, oprah endorsed our president, barack obama. >> right. and refused to have sarah palin on during the campaign. >> ref
on this before i would say that every dorm in america should be single-sexed. i'm not 100% convinced these results aren't a result of who would choose to be in a single-sex dorm. i remember my time in college and the single-sex dorms were quieter in large part because of the kinds of person who would choose to be there they wanted a bit of a buffer zone between them and the hook-up culture on campus, the drinking culture on campus but i can also see that the -- you don't have any respite from that culture in the co ed dorm, no down time even to take a shower in, you know, the shared bathrooms rife with should i put makeup on i'm worried who i might bump, into never any down time from it. >> excellent point there. i think both of you are making some good points that. is as we look at this we don't want to be knee-jerk about this but want to look when you see things like obviously the big number on binge drinking also what we're talking about here, clay, easy access, em, you are talking about making sure you are gus seed up to walk to the showers here. you know, and when we talk about
on "good morning america," michael's famous sister, janet, publicly acknowledged for the very first time the jackson family tried an intervention to help michael kick his drug problem. she spoke with abc's robin roberts. >> how did he react to the interventions that you all conducted? >> how do i say this? understood that it was out of love because of caring, but when it's something like that, people can tend to be in denial. >> reporter: so with janet's new revelations and the shocking news about the suicide, clearly, the aftershocks of michael jackson's death are far from over. now, in the past, ray chandler, the brother of evan chandler, had spoken to cnn about the problems evan had faced in the years after the molestation case. so far, ray chandler has not responded to cnn's calls for comment about his brother's apparent suicide. >>> tonight, prejean's porn fight. the war is on between conservative beauty queen carrie prejean and a porn company that wants to sell her solo sex tape. it is just one of the stories that made for big news breaking today. carrie prejean is now threatening
was seen alive. take a look at it there. now america's most wanted reports construction workers were at that site and they admitted to cops they did see little summer. they say she came in through the gate, spoke to them, then left. how did summer just vanish into thin air? her mom admits she might have willingly gotten into a car with a stranger. here is mom on abc's "good morning america." >> that was one of the hardest questions i had to answer from the investigators. they asked me did i think would she willingly get into a car with someone. to hear the word yes come out of my mouth got me. >> plus, police frantically searching for this pink piglet lunchbox and this pink tote bag. there are the missing items. they believe little somer was carrying these bags when she was abducted. could they be the key to finding her killer? straight out to my guests, profiler pat brown. pat, as a criminal profiler, tell us, could this killer have kept somer's lunchbox and bag and if so, why? >> well, jane, sometimes they do keep these souvenirs because -- >> can you hear us? >> yes. >> all right.
. letterman's lawyer said today on "good morning america" and on the "today" show that these new claims of innocence are a bunch of bunk. >> this was not a legitimate business transaction. who negotiates a business transaction at 6:00 in the morning in the shadows of somebody's apartment building? who says, your world's about to collapse? >> reporter: but halderman's lawyer says 6:00 a.m. is a perfectly fine time to make this type of proposal. >> to keep going back to 6:00 in the morning, as if somehow you have to make the request during normal business hours? i mean, i don't get it. >> he tells letterman, i have embarrassing material. he asks for money, and then he gets a check worth $2 million. a check! this seems like an open and shut case. >> reporter: if this case goes to trial, which it looks like it will, part of halderman's defense will be to show letterman created a hostile work environment by sleeping with female employees. >> it's relevant, because it increases the value of the intellectual property. >> reporter: "showbiz tonight" brought in a lawyer of our own and ran the wh
. hood, for texas and for the united states of america. here is texas governor rick perry. >> the state of texas has had a significant loss today with a tragedy at ft. hood, and i think along with all texans, anita and i are keeping those affected today in our prayers and hope that each of you would do the same. 1-877-586-7297. >>> it's difficult enough when we lose these brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. >> we are back talking about the obscene shooting rampage at ft. hood. 12 people dead tonight. one of them the man believed to be the gunman. 31 wounded we're told. at least 12 are in critical condition. so the toll could rise. two other suspects are in custody. all three of the alleged suspects at this point soldiers, which is pretty scary right there. now, texas senator kay bailey hutchison spoke to wolf blitzer of cnn just a short time ago by phone. listen to what she had to say about the dead suspected shooter. >> all i can say is that i know he was scheduled to be deployed and appeared to be ups
a fitness support group called ruby's walk across america. >> the people that are traveling this road with me tell me they've lost 80 something pounds, 100 pounds. that's amazing that they're doing it. >> getting there, she is half her size but she is not finished yet. >> i don't know what the weight goal. is it is not a value number to me. i can do anything anyone else can do. because i at this time, i know without a shadow of a doubt you can do this. >>> as we sit here together, right now, the man charged with raping and killing 5-year-old shaniya davis is scheduled to be in the courtroom. there he is. mario mcneil picked her up and drove more than 30 miles to a hotel in sanford, north carolina. surveillance video from that tuesday here showing him carrying the 5-year-old into that building. monday, her body was found six miles from the hotel. now authorities believe shaniya was sexually assaulted and died of asphyxiation. her mother antoinette davis is charged with trafficking her daughter, and child abuse involving prostitution. so far, she hasn't been charged with murder. last ni
america's day of the observances. the story behind the big scare. >>> people all along the gulf coast are boarding up windows and watching the sky. we're going to show you where the storm called ida is and where it's going, folks. >>> also, a major change in the medical condition of the army officer suspecteded of opening fire in ft. hood, texas. and a west virginia boy finds himself face-to-face with a would-be car jacker. the 9-year-old himself will tell you how he saved the day. >>> well, sit back, relax, let us get you informed here, as you can enjoy your lunch. i'm christi paul, glad you're with us. you know, everyone along gulf coast bracing for tropical storm ida. here is the latest radar. it was downgraded from a hurricane this morning, if you haven't heard, but still, forecasters say this could dump up to 8 inches of rain when it lakes landfall. so meteorologist bonnie snyder has been following this. and bonnie, a lot of people might think, oh, it's not a hurricane anymore. is it really that big of a deal and you're saying yeah. >> yeah, this is an intense tropical storm, chr
, the most heartbreaking celebrity dark secrets ever. dark secrets from some of america's most beloved celebrities. >> he used to spit on me. he would actually spit on me. >> secrets we'd never believe unless we heard it straight from their own mouths. >> i started waking up in my father's hotel room bed. >> reporter: secrets both shocking and heartbreaking. >> he'd whip all over your face, your back, everywhere. and i'd always hear my mother, no, joe, you're going to kill him, no. >> reporter: whitney houston stunned america when she confessed all to oprah about her drug use with now ex-husband bobby brown. >> you were freebasing cocaine. >> and weed. >> your drug of choice was weed combined with cocaine? >> weed and cocaine. >> and she dropped a lot of bombshells about her life with bobby brown and how emotionally abusive their relationship was. >> we started to paint our room, our bedroom, just eyes, evil eyes, that were looking at every point of the room. >> reporter: but secrets don't get much darker than mackenzie phillips's revelations to larry king about her incestuous relation
on monday in a bayou, authorities share what they know with us. >>> exporting americana to america. these banlds rocking out china want to export their rock 'n' roll to the place it was born. >>> first off for you, convicted rapist accused of keeping ten bodies in his basement, backyard and living room is being held without bond. a judge made that decision in the last 90 minutes, after prosecutors called anthony sowell an incredibly dangerous threat to the public. cleveland police found more corpses, four more corpses, and a skull at sowell's home yesterday. the bodies of six women were found last week. today authorities will search the walls and the floors as well of the home. >> this gentleman and the scenarios around all these victims until we know exactly how they lived their lives, it makes it very difficult for us to come up with answers to your questions. i have to believe at this point all these victims voluntarily went to this residence. >> as a registered sex offender, sowell was required to check in regularly with police, but officers did not have the right to go into th
to say this, the election is no indication of where america is headed. only thing shown out of yesterday's election people still want a change from politics as usual. the next elections will be the true barometer of where americans are headed. richelle, great stuff. thanks very much. >> he's one of those throw the bums out kind of guy. >> rotate the tires every four years. >> yes. >>> their son was allegedly beaten to death by his college roommate. if that's not upsetting enough why these grieving parents were sent a bill for $29,000 by the hospital that treated their son. >>> gerald and elizabeth got a $29,000 bill from the hospital. along with the bill the detailed effort that forced them to relive their tragic loss. they said the bill and letter should have gone to the insurance company. police are accusing a fellow student of killing him. >>> detainees at the u.s. facility at guantanamo bay in cuba won't be getting the h1n1 flu vaccines after all. the task force responsible for detainees said they would be getting vaccinated. lawmakers quickly criticized the plan because of vaccine s
to america to build a better life for herself but instead she lived a real life nightmare. she says as a sex slave. 
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